• UNDP holds an Ethics and Integrity training for senior civil servants Mar 17, 2014

    The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) held two training workshop on Ethics and Integrity for senior civil servants in Malawi. The objective of the workshops was to strengthen national integrity and accountability for principal secretaries, heads of constitutional bodies and directors, accountants and systems analysts in the public sector.

  • Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) holds an inception workshop for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) supported by UNDO and the EU Mar 7, 2014

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners, the Malawi Bureau of Standards (MBS) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) organized a workshop for Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) on compliance with Quality and Food Management Systems under the Development of a robust Standardization, Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Metrology (SQAM) Infrastructure in Malawi Project.

  • Improving Health Care Delivery Services and Putting a Smile on Patients Jan 16, 2014

    Apart from shortages of essential basic drugs and basic medical equipment, Malawi’s health delivery system is characterized by high vacancy rates of skilled personnel to deliver quality health services.

  • Norway, UNDP sign cost -sharing agreement on Capacity Development in Health Project Dec 9, 2013

    The Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has signed a cost-sharing agreement with the United Nations Development Programme in Malawi to support the Capacity Development in Health Project in the country.

  • Malawi launches SHaSA on Governance, Peace and Security Statistics Dec 9, 2013

    The Malawi National Statistics Office (NSO) has launched the Strategy for the Harmonization of statistics in Africa (SHaSA) on Governance, Peace and Security (SHaSA-GPS) pilot project in Malawi.

  • UNDP and GOM Sign a Climate Information and Early Warning Systems Project Dec 6, 2013

    UNDP and the Government of Malawi (GoM) have signed a new project titled “Strengthening climate information and early warning systems in Eastern and Southern Africa for climate resilient development and adaptation to climate change – Malawi”.

  • MPLCs have lots do ahead of May 2014 Tripartite elections - DFID Nov 29, 2013

    Lone Sorensen, Governance and Security Team Leader at the Department for International Development (DFID-UK) in Malawi believes that district-based Multiparty Liaison Committees (MPLCs) have a lot to do to ensure peaceful general elections in May 2014.

  • Inappropriate policies slowed Malawi’s economic growth in 2012 Nov 11, 2013

    The 2013 African Economic Outlook has indicated that Malawi’s real GDP growth significantly slowed down in 2012 to 4.3% from 6.3% in 2010 mainly due to inappropriate policies that led to a growing fiscal deficit, raising inflation and the depletion of international gross reserves in a context of an overvalued exchange rate.

  • Malawi launches the Aid Management Platform public portal Oct 29, 2013

    The government of Malawi in collaboration with World Bank and UNDP have launched the Aid Management Platform (AMP) public portal at Ufulu Gardens in Lilongwe. Minister of Finance, Maxwell Mkezalamba presided over the launch, which was followed by a workshop on open development for evidence based policy.

  • Leaders and youths pledge and vow peace Sep 21, 2013

    Leaders and youths have pledged to observe and safeguard peace in the country in the run up to the 2014 tripartite elections. The leaders and youths were drawn from Government, political parties, religious institutions, youth organisations, schools, vendors associations, youth wings of political parties and institutions working on elections, made the pledge during a Youth Peace Solidarity March and Rally organised to mark the commemoration of the International Day of Peace (21 September) held at Blantyre Youth Centre.

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